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Johann Kerseboom

(died 1708), Artist

Artist associated with 32 portraits
Portrait painter Johann Kerseboom initially worked in Germany before coming to England in the 1680s with his uncle, portraitist Frederick Kerseboom. He set up a practice in London as a painter of portraits, where he met with greater success than his elder relative. A number of his portraits were engraved in mezzotint by engravers including John Smith. He is best known for his portrait of Robert Boyle, which became the standard image of the scientist.

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James Thynne when a boy, by William Faithorne Jr, after  Johann Kerseboom - NPG D4383

James Thynne when a boy

by William Faithorne Jr, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, circa 1695-1703
NPG D4383

Sophia Dorothea of Celle, by William Faithorne Jr, after  Johann Kerseboom - NPG D9125

Sophia Dorothea of Celle

by William Faithorne Jr, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D9125

James Thynne, by William Faithorne Jr, after  Johann Kerseboom - NPG D31215

James Thynne

by William Faithorne Jr, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D31215

James Thynne, by William Faithorne Jr, published by  John Bowles, after  Johann Kerseboom - NPG D4382

James Thynne

by William Faithorne Jr, published by John Bowles, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, published mid 18th century
NPG D4382

James Thynne, by William Faithorne Jr, after  Johann Kerseboom - NPG D4384

James Thynne

by William Faithorne Jr, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, published mid 18th century
NPG D4384

Robert Boyle, by George Vertue, after  Johann Kerseboom - NPG D32051

Robert Boyle

by George Vertue, after Johann Kerseboom
line engraving, 1739
NPG D32051

Robert Boyle, by George Vertue, after  Johann Kerseboom - NPG D32052

Robert Boyle

by George Vertue, after Johann Kerseboom
line engraving, 1739
NPG D32052

Robert Boyle, by George Vertue, after  Johann Kerseboom, published by  John & Paul Knapton - NPG D30347

Robert Boyle

by George Vertue, after Johann Kerseboom, published by John & Paul Knapton
line engraving, published 1740
NPG D30347

Robert Boyle, by Bernard Baron, after  Johann Kerseboom - NPG D30343

Robert Boyle

by Bernard Baron, after Johann Kerseboom
line engraving, published 1744
NPG D30343

Robert Boyle, by John Chapman, after  Johann Kerseboom - NPG D10729

Robert Boyle

by John Chapman, after Johann Kerseboom
stipple engraving, published 1800
NPG D10729

Robert Boyle, by Richard Woodman, after  Johann Kerseboom - NPG D32054

Robert Boyle

by Richard Woodman, after Johann Kerseboom
stipple engraving, 1833
NPG D32054

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Robert Boyle

by and published by Pieter Schenck, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, (circa 1689-1690)
NPG D19712

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Anna Clark

10 April 2019, 13:38

Kerseboom painted William Lawrence of Shurdington, Glos in the 1690s. He also painted his first wife Anne, & his son Willy. William's portrait was sold at a German auction house last year, but there is no sign of Anne of Willy on the internet. Does anyone know where they might be?

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